One million Italians switch mobile operator every month

Thursday 28 March 2013 | 15:48 CET | News
One million Italians switch from one mobile operator to another each month, thanks to increasingly attracting offers. In 2012, number portings reached 12.8 million, up 48 percent from the previous year, and since 2003, there were more than 50 million changes of operator. According to Italy's Communications Authority (AgCom), these figures suggest a high level of competitiveness in the Italian market and excellent supervision by the competent authorities. In terms of operators, 3 Italia gained 446,000 users from number portings last year, while Vodafone Italia and TIM Italia lost 420,000 and

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Italia / TIM / Vodafone Italia
Countries: Italy
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